Responsibilities: Northern State is accepting applications for a full-time assistant women's soccer coach. Primary duties include on-field coaching and training and recruiting elite student-athletes. The assistant coach will assist with all aspects of a NCAA Division II women's soccer program.
Responsibilities include, but are not limited to, assisting with scouting, recruiting, coaching, practice and game scheduling, and the administration of team budgets; promoting/working NSU summer camps; developing and maintaining effective interaction with students, colleagues, university staff, alumni, media, and the community; knowledge of and commitment to compliance with all NCAA, NSIC and University rules and regulations as well as dedication to full academic development of student-athletes; performing other duties as assigned.
Setting: Northern State University is a premier regional institution characterized by outstanding instruction, extraordinary community relations, and unparalleled extracurricular opportunities. For the past five years, NSU has been named by US News and World Report as one of the best undergraduate institutions in the Midwest. NSU is fully accredited by NCATE, NASM, NIBS and HLC. NSU is located in Aberdeen, South Dakota, a vibrant community in northeastern S.D. The city has a population of approximately 25,000 people and is a retail hub for the region. The University enjoys a positive and strong relationship with the city and region.
Application: Review of applications will begin immediately. Position is open until filled with a July, 2019 start date. For more information regarding this position, and to apply, visit: https://yourfuture.sdbor.edu. Click on ‘Northern State University’ in the Quick Search section. The system will guide you through the electronic application form. AA/EOE
Qualifications: Bachelor's degree required, Master's preferred. Minimum of three (3) years playing and/or coaching experience is required. Must have knowledge of NCAA rules and regulations. Preferred candidate will have a minimum of a USSF D, or NSCAA National Diploma. Strong communication and organizational skills required. This position is being partly funded through the NCAA Coaching Enhancement Grant, thus the selected candidate must identify as an ethnic minority and/or a woman.
Preferred candidate will have experience with video editing, game analysis, graphic design, and creating/managing new technology (e.g., social media, video highlights). Preference will also be given to those who can work with goalkeepers.
About Northern State University
Northern State University (NSU) is located in Aberdeen, South Dakota, a vibrant community in northeastern S.D. The city has a population of approximately 26,000 people and is a retail hub for the region. The University enjoys a positive and strong relationship with the city and region. NSU is a premier residential institution characterized by outstanding instruction, extraordinary community relations, and unparalleled extracurricular opportunities. Since 2007 NSU has been continuously named by US News and World Report as one of the best undergraduate institutions in the Midwest. NSU is fully accredited by the NCATE, NASM, NIBS and HLC. NSU offers a broad-based athletics program, sponsoring 15 NCAA Division II intercollegiate varsity sports that compete in the Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference (NSIC). For more information about NSU and its programs visit: http://www.northern.edu.